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Mine Health and Safety Grants

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 17.600
Mine Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
Jun 12, 2023

For programmatic or technical questions:

Elif Evrim Polat

Carolyn T. Wilson

For grants management or budget questions:

Nancy E. Sloanhoffer


Mine Health and Safety Grants provide funding to prevent fatalities, disease, and injury from mining and secure safe and healthy working conditions for miners.

Funding may be used for:

  • Developing and enforcing state mining laws and regulations
  • Improving state workers' compensation and mining occupational disease laws and programs
  • Improving safety and health conditions in the nation's mines through federal-state coordination and cooperation
  • Training on miners' statutory rights, including the right to be provided a safe working environment and the right to refuse an unsafe task
  • Education and training related to occupational health hazards and diseases

Eligible applicants include:

  • State, county, city, township, and special district governments
  • U.S. territories
  • Public/state controlled institutions of higher education
  • Federally recognized Indian/native American tribal governments
  • Tribal organizations
  • Hispanic-serving institutions
  • African American-serving institutions, including Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native-serving institutions, including Tribal colleges and universities
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander-serving institutions
Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. territories
Amount of funding

Estimated number of awards: 56
Project period: 1 year
Estimated total program funding: $10,537,000

States must provide matching funds of at least 20% of the total program costs.

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through The application instructions will be found on the related documents tab.

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American Indian or Alaska Native · Black or African American · Hispanic or Latino · Legislation and regulations · Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander · Occupational health and safety · Policy

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